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Game #3819

Aston Villa

Won

6th (+5)

Saturday, 8 September 1984

Last 5: 🟩 🟩 🟥 🟥 🟩

Division One

Chelsea

Villa Park

Attendance: 21,494

Aston Villa

4-2

Chelsea

Assist(s) | Mark Walters | 6' | Gordon Cowans | 27' | 35' | Peter Withe | 69' |

MATCH SUMMARY

Villa bounce back from two heavy defeats to score four past Chelsea with Gordon Cowans, Peter Withe and Steve Foster prominent.

KEY MAN

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MATCH TIMELINE

Saturday, 8 September 1984

⚽ | 6’ Goal, 1-0, Peter Withe, Assist by Mark Walters
⚽ | 27’ Goal, 2-0, Peter Withe, Assist by Gordon Cowans
⚽ | 35’ Goal, 3-0, Steve Foster, Assist by Gordon Cowans
🕒 | HT Aston Villa 3-0 Chelsea
🥅 | 55’ Goal, 3-1, (Chelsea), John Bumstead
⚽ | 69’ Goal, 4-1, Paul Rideout, Assist by Peter Withe
🥅 | 75’ Goal, 4-2, (Chelsea), John Bumstead
🕒 | FT Aston Villa 4-2 Chelsea

🟨 | Booking, Steve McMahon
🟨 | Booking, Steve Foster
🟨 | Booking, Colin Gibson

ON THIS DAY

Graham Turner's Villa return to winning ways after two heavy defeats and now have three League wins in five games.

Aston Villa

European Cup / Champions League: 🏆
UEFA Cup Winners Cup: ❌
League Champions: 🏆🏆🏆🏆🏆 🏆🏆
FA Cup Winners: 🏆🏆🏆🏆🏆 🏆🏆
League Cup Winners: 🏆🏆🏆
Last Trophy: 1981-82

Chelsea

European Cup / Champions League: ❌
UEFA Cup Winners Cup: 🏆
League Champions: 🏆
FA Cup Winners: 🏆
League Cup Winners: 🏆
Last Trophy: 1970-71

FIXTURE HISTORY

Chelsea

Previous 5 vs. Chelsea: 🟥 🟨 🟩 🟩 🟩

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Season | 1984-85 |
Matchday | #5 |
League Match | #5 |
Manager Game | #5 |
Saturday, 8 September 1984

MATCH SUMMARY

Manager: Graham Turner | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 | Ellesmere Port, 1984-1986
Referee: David Scott | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 | Burnley, 1980-1990
Kick off: 3.00pm
HT Score: 🟩 3-0
FT Result: 🟩 Won
FT Score: 🟩 4-2
Last 5: 🟩 🟩 🟥 🟥 🟩

MANAGERIAL RECORD

Graham Turner | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |

GAMES | WINS | DRAWS | LOSSES | POINTS PER GAME

🕒 5 | 🟩 | 3 🟨 | 0 🟥 2 | 1.80

Villa Career Form:

Top 4

MATCH OFFICIALS

Referee: David Scott | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 | Burnley, 1980-1990 🆘
Matches Officiated: 3
🟩 : 3
🟨 : 0
🟥 : 0
🆘 : 2
Previous 5: 🟩 🟩
Last Match: 🟩 17 December 1983, Villa 4-0 Ipswich, Villa Park.
Cards: 🟨 🟨 🟨 🟨 🟨 🟨

ALL THE MATCHES REFEREED BY:

CARDS

Villa

🟨 🟨 🟨

Chelsea

🟨 🟨 🟨

TEAM NEWS

Paul Rideout, Tony Dorigo and Paul Birch make their first starts of the season in place of Des Bremner, Gary Williams and Dennis Mortimer.

TEAM STATS

Starting XI Average Age
| 24.68 |

Oldest Player |
CF Peter Withe | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 | 33.05 |

Youngest Player |
LB Tony Dorigo | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 | 18.70 |

MANAGER

Graham Turner | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |

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Aston Villa

GK Mervyn Day | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |
LB Tony Dorigo | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |
CB Allan Evans | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁳󠁣󠁴󠁿 |
CB Steve Foster | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |
M Colin Gibson | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |
M Gordon Cowans | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |
M Paul Birch | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |
M Steve McMahon | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |
W Mark Walters | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |
CF Peter Withe | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |
CF Paul Rideout | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |

MANAGER

John Neal | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |

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Chelsea

GK Eddie Niedzwiecki | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁷󠁬󠁳󠁿 |
CB Colin Pates | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |
LB Doug Rougvie | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁳󠁣󠁴󠁿 |
M John Bumstead | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 | ⚽ | ⚽ |
M Joe McLaughlin | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁳󠁣󠁴󠁿 |
M Mickey Thomas | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁷󠁬󠁳󠁿 |
M Colin Lee | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |
M Nigel Spackman | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |
W Pat Nevin | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁳󠁣󠁴󠁿 |
CF Kerry Dixon | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 | 🔁 |
CF David Speedie | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁳󠁣󠁴󠁿 |

SUBSTITUTES

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No Substitutions Made

SUBSTITUTES

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🔁 | CF Kerry Dixon | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 | (F Paul Canoville | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |)

UNUSED SUBSTITUTES

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M Alan Curbishley | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |

UNUSED SUBSTITUTES

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None

SQUAD STATS

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1st XI:
Home Nation 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁳󠁣󠁴󠁿 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁷󠁬󠁳󠁿 🇬🇧 : 11/11

Squad:
Home Nation 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁳󠁣󠁴󠁿 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁷󠁬󠁳󠁿 🇬🇧 : 12/12

SQUAD STATS

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1st XI:
Home Nation 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁳󠁣󠁴󠁿 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁷󠁬󠁳󠁿 🇬🇧 : 11/11

Squad:
Home Nation 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁳󠁣󠁴󠁿 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁷󠁬󠁳󠁿 🇬🇧 : 12/12

MATCHDAY SQUAD

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MATCHDAY SQUAD

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UNAVAILABLE

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Not recorded

UNAVAILABLE

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Not Recorded

Player Positions:

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GK : Goalkeeper
CB, D, B : Centre Back, Defender, Back
FB, LB, RB, WH : Full Back, Left Back, Right Back, Wing Back, Wing Half


M, CH, LH, RH : Midfielder, Centre Half, Left Half, Right Half
W, OL, OR : Winger, Outside Left, Outside Right
F, IF, IL, IR : Forward, Inside Forward, Inside Left, Inside Right, Second Striker, False 9
CF : Centre Forward

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Match Symbols:

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⚽ | Goal
🔥 | Assist
🔁 | Substitution

🟨 | Booking

🟥 | Sending off

🆘 | Poor refereeing performance
🟢 : Debut 🔴 : Final Game

DEBUT APPEARANCES

FINAL APPEARANCES

MATCH STATS

Not recorded

MATCH QUOTES

MATCH REPORT

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